Cotton, Textiles and Apparel

May 19, 2017

TEXDA hopes to be the first to adopt natural dyes in Uganda following SITA intervention

By Devika Jyothi “We will be the first to introduce natural dyeing in Uganda,” says David Magumba of the Textile Development Agency (TEXDA), Uganda. David Magumba was […]
May 5, 2017

SITA introduces natural dyeing techniques to East African handloom stakeholders

By Devika Jyothi Eco-fashion and green textiles are in vogue these days. With the increasing awareness of the health and environmental hazards of synthetic dyes, the […]
April 21, 2017

SITA’s Mitreeki initiative – fostering entrepreneurship among women in East Africa

By Candice Ungerer, Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for Africa (SITA), ITC In a world where accessing new markets is a key driver to growth, how […]
April 13, 2017

Eri Silk Spinning Gains Momentum Amongst Women’s Social Enterprise Groups in Kenya

By Nzuki Waita, National Coordinator, SITA ITC Tucked neatly away in between the ever winding hills of Makueni county in the south eastern corner of Kenya, […]